Brittan entered her role as UMKC's Assistant Director for Student Involvement in 2014. Brittan attended the University of Miami for her undergrad and the University of Iowa for graduate school, where she double majored in Communication Studies and Sociology and have a master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Favorite Greek Life Memory: Having the opportunity to travel to 40 collegiate chapters across the country as a Field Consultant for my sorority, Tri Delta.
Coordinator for Student Organizations
Originally from Carl Junction, MO, Richard holds his bachelor's degree in Accounting and Computer Information Systems, and his Master's Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education, both from Missouri State University in Springfield, MO. In Richard's role, he oversees over 300 student organizations at UMKC, to aid in leadership development for student leaders and advisors.
Richard enjoys running, playing racquetball, spending time with his family, volunteering in the community, and watching college and professional sports.
Assistant Director for LGBTQIA Programs & Services
Jonathan received his Bachelors degree in Communication Studies and Religious Studies from the University of Kansas and his Masters of Education degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis with an emphasis in Student Affairs from the University of Missouri. Jonathan is currently completing coursework towards his PhD in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis at Mizzou, where his research interests focus on student leadership, involvement, and the LGBTQI college student experience.
Originally from southeast Kansas, Jonathan is thrilled to be in the Kansas City region! Having been an active LGBTQIA student leader at KU and regularly involved with multiple LGBTQIA organization, Jonathan is excited to be UMKC's Assitant Director for LGBTQIA Programs and Services.
Kathleen Prout (Drake)
Coordinator for Fraternity and Sorority Affairs
Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Kathleen received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a minor in dance from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. While at Millikin, Kathleen enjoyed her time on the dance team as well as her time as a member of Delta Delta Delta. It was during her experience as Panhellenic president that she decided to pursue a degree in Higher Education. Kathleen graduated with her Master’s degree in College Student Affairs at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois where she worked in Residential Life and Greek Life. Kathleen is excited to be a part of the UMKC family as she continues her work with fraternity and sorority community.
In her spare time, Kathleen enjoys dancing, watching movies, running races with friends and spending time with loved ones.